bereaved definition

  • adjective:
    • enduring the loss of someone you care about: the bereaved family members.
    • having suffered the death of someone you care about
    • mourning due to the death of a loved one.
    • sorrowful through reduction or starvation
    • Suffering the loss of a family member: the bereaved family.
    • having suffered the loss of a loved one
    • mourning because of the death of a loved one.
    • sorrowful through reduction or starvation
  • noun:
    • One or those bereaved: The bereaved has entered the church. The bereaved were comforted by people they know.
    • somebody who has suffered the death of someone they adored
    • One or those bereaved: The bereaved has actually registered the church. The bereaved were comforted by their friends.
    • somebody who has suffered the loss of some one they loved
  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of bereave.
    • Easy past tight and previous participle of bereave.

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